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Library of Congress to End Wide-Ranging Twitter Archiving Library of Congress to End Wide-Ranging Twitter Archiving
- December 28, 2017

Since then, the Library has continued to receive most tweets from Twitter - missing are images, videos and any linked content. "In April, 2010, the Library of Congress and Twitter signed an agreement providing the Library the public tweet text from the company's inception through the date of the agreement, an archive of tweets from 2006 through April 2010". (more...)
Cold comfort: Weather could be colder Cold comfort: Weather could be colder
- December 28, 2017

Cold weather is keeping its icy grip on the Lehigh Valley, with temperatures dipping to 8 degrees tonight and lows in the single digits through the next week. "SW Montana will likely end up on the lower end especially for Dillon with around 1" but Missoula to Great Falls to Billings could see a foot of snow along with areas of blowing and drifting snow. (more...)
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton remain more admired man and woman in US
- December 28, 2017

Gallup explains that Trump's unpopularity is likely what's holding him back from winning the most admired distinction. Despite keeping a relatively low profile since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama edged out his successor, President Donald Trump , to retain his title as Gallup's " most admired" man for the 10th straight year, the polling group announced Wednesday. (more...)
Particular climate assertion issued for Christmas Particular climate assertion issued for Christmas
- December 27, 2017

Toronto's Pearson International Airport issued an advisory amid the snowy conditions. The City of Toronto said snow plow trucks were out overnight beginning at 11 p.m. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. It's official - according to Environment Canada, P.E.I.'s Christmas day was not only white, but flawless. (more...)
Donald Trump Lashes Out Against Top FBI Officials Over Holiday Weekend
- December 27, 2017

The House Intelligence Committee recently questioned him for eight hours and two days after he went to Congress where he answered nine hours' worth of questions from the House Judiciary and Oversight committees. That meant, he said, the normal investigative processes were not followed thanks to "extremely biased" pro-Clinton bureau members. McCabe's wife, Jill, did not get $700,000 in donations from Hillary Clinton for a Virginia state Senate race in 2015. (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet him at Foreign Office amid tight security Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet him at Foreign Office amid tight security
- December 27, 2017

Pakistani officials said Jadhav was in good health. The official spoke on condition of anonymity. Pakistani authorities have said the meeting was allowed "purely on humanitarian grounds", but it did not allow a one-on-one meeting between Jadhav and his family. (more...)
Police Say Pakistan-Based Militant Group's Leader Killed In Indian-Administered Kashmir Police Say Pakistan-Based Militant Group's Leader Killed In Indian-Administered Kashmir
- December 27, 2017

Two of his accomplices, believed to be foreign terrorists, managed to escape under the cover of darkness when the encounter broke out at Samboora village in Pulwama district in South Kashmir, they said, adding that the two would be tracked down soon. (more...)
California Highway Patrol Officer Dies In Christmas Eve Crash California Highway Patrol Officer Dies In Christmas Eve Crash
- December 26, 2017

The California Highway Patrol says a 22-year-old driver who struck a CHP patrol auto, killing an officer, was under the influence of alcohol and possibly marijuana while returning from a party. Hayward CHP area officer Andrew Camilleri and his partner were stopped on I-880 southbound at the Winston on ramp when a driver drifted off the road and struck the right rear area of the auto. (more...)
Gov. Kasich signs into law Down syndrome abortion ban in Ohio Gov. Kasich signs into law Down syndrome abortion ban in Ohio
- December 26, 2017

John Kasich signed into law a controversial bill that makes it a crime for doctors to perform abortions if the woman wants to terminate her pregnancy because the fetus may have Down syndrome. Abortion rights groups in the state argued that the new law would be another blow to woman's constitutional right to legal abortion. The American Civil Liberties Union of OH calls the legislation unconstitutional and says it's determining its next steps. (more...)
Iggy Azalea & More Stars Pay Tribute to Jordan Feldstein Iggy Azalea & More Stars Pay Tribute to Jordan Feldstein
- December 26, 2017

Actor Jonah Hill's 40-year-old brother, Jordan Feldstein , died suddenly on Friday after suffering an apparent heart attack, according to his family. The family plans to announce a charity where donations can be made in Feldstein's name. Friends of his clients commented on what a thoughtful, hardworking manager he was. (more...)
Mumbai gets India's first AC local train Mumbai gets India's first AC local train
- December 26, 2017

Charting out the train's operational routine, a WR statement said that out of 12 services of the AC local train , eight will run as fast local trains between Churchgate and Virar, stopping only at major stations like Mumbai Central, Dadar, Bandra, Andheri, Borivali, Bhayander & Vasai Road in both directions. (more...)
United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea
- December 26, 2017

The resolution would require for the first time that all nations declare the total amount of refined products shipped to North Korea. "It sends the unambiguous message to Pyongyang that further defiance will invite further punishment and isolation", Ambassador Nikki Haley said after the vote. (more...)
It Seems Like Julian Assange Deleted His Twitter It Seems Like Julian Assange Deleted His Twitter
- December 26, 2017

The official WikiLeaks Twitter account remained live throughout the ordeal and responded to the incident with a cryptic tweet of its own. The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's account has been deleted from Twitter for unknown reasons. (more...)
Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump
- December 26, 2017

Israel is welcoming Guatemala's decision to follow the United States in planning to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wished Christians around the world a "Merry Christmas". Trump didn't set a timetable for moving the U.S. Embassy, and neither did Guatemala's president. Security Council subsequently voted on a Egypt-drafted resolution to make the United States withdraw its decision. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I
- December 25, 2017

After winning the toss and opting to field, Indian bowlers restricted Sri Lanka to 135/7 in 20 overs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai . In between these two wickets, debutant off-spinner Washington Sundar got Kusal Perera's catch of his own bowling as Sri Lanka struggled. (more...)
Farmers seek to resolve Mahadayi water dispute Farmers seek to resolve Mahadayi water dispute
- December 25, 2017

Sakhardande said the State is fighting the water dispute since 1997 and the case before the tribunal is in the final stage in favour of Goa and there was no need for the Chief Minister to give a letter to Karnataka's BJP president. He tried to play drama with farmers and has now got caught". "The Chief Minister is resorting to such tactics to scare people, who speak against his government or jihadi activities in the state". (more...)
Environment Canada predicts white Christmas, issues special weather statement Environment Canada predicts white Christmas, issues special weather statement
- December 25, 2017

In a weather warning issued Sunday, Environment Canada said a pacific frontal system will move onto Vancouver Island today. As a result, motorists should anticipate hazardous road conditions, and prepare for longer travel times over the holidays. (more...)
Suspicious package addressed to Secretary Mnuchin contained horse manure Suspicious package addressed to Secretary Mnuchin contained horse manure
- December 25, 2017

The bomb squad X-rayed the package and opened it to reveal the contents, she said. According to CNN affiliate ABC7, the package was from "the American people". Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, Mnuchin's neighbor and widower of the late Zsa Zsa Gabor, said he was stuck in his house for two hours because of the package. (more...)
Amazon acquires wireless security camera startup Amazon acquires wireless security camera startup
- December 25, 2017

The campaign was a success, with Blink raising five times the amount it initially targeted. The indoor camera and doorbell both start at $99, while the outdoor monitoring system is available from $129. It also launched a new Amazon Key service for people in some USA cities to allow a door to be unlocked when they're not home so packages can be left inside. (more...)
Jadhav's mother, wife to arrive in Islamabad on Monday Jadhav's mother, wife to arrive in Islamabad on Monday
- December 25, 2017

The Indian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan will be accompanying the family members in their reunion with Jadhav, who is being held in a Pakistan jail on charges of being an Indian spy. New Delhi has repeatedly sought access to the convicted spy but Islamabad denied the permission on the ground that consular access in cases related to spies was not applicable. (more...)